- July 30th, 2012
In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels was associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online version of Nature&rs
- July 27th, 2012
A couple of centuries ago, tanning was not in fashion. That changed with Coco Chanel, who turned tanning into a symbol of a carefree lifestyle. It has been marketed as fashionable ever since until people learned about sun radiation.
The market has responded with a huge selection of different types of sun protection.
- July 27th, 2012New drug, Provigil, latest antidote for under-rested, overworked nation
Provigil is being touted by some as the "secret to success" in the absence of a full night's sleep, but national sleep expert Dr. Craig Schwimmer warns the quick-fix solution could be detrimental to an already sleep-deprived American population.
- July 27th, 2012Consumers View Soybean Oil as One of the Top Three Very Healthy Oils
More Americans than ever consider omega-3s "healthy." The number of consumers who perceive omega-3 as a healthy fatty acid rose five points to 84 percent, according to the United Soybean Board's (USB) 19th annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey (vs. 79 percent in 2011).
- July 26th, 2012
Although having cancer takes a toll on the body, for many patients the emotional strains are just as difficult. The stresses of undergoing treatment, along with the impact it has on relationships with family and friends, can be overwhelming. It's common for people with cancer to need help learning how to cope with the many emotions that emerge after receiving a diagnosis.
- July 26th, 2012
Thousands of children are treated for injuries related to playground equipment each year. The numbers are alarming and parents should pay attention.
Statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show the following results for kids three-16 years in the US in 2011:
- July 25th, 2012
Health Canada is reminding Canadians that raw or undercooked sprouts should not be eaten by young children, older adults, pregnant women or those with weakened immune systems.
- July 25th, 2012Caregivers Across America to Receive Financial Assistance via Wine
For over thirty years Leeza Gibbons has been in front of cameras, delivering entertainment news, hosting her own talk show and even dancing her way into our hearts via Dancing With The Stars.
- July 25th, 2012Leading weight loss supplement brand, Hydroxycut, offers further insight into new findings.
Since the late 19th century, many dieticians and health professionals have felt that "a calorie is a calorie"; when people consume more calories than they expend – they become overweight. However, a recent article from The New York Times takes this viewpoint in a new direction following the results of a new study. The study, conducted by Dr.